(SO) Rick Nash’s shootout goal gave the Blue Jackets the victory and stretched the Blues’ losing streak to nine. St. Louis lost for the second consecutive night in the NHL’s new tiebreaker. Marc Denis, who had 41 saves before the shootout, stopped Mike Sillinger – who scored earlier to extend his goal streak to four games – to clinch the win. at Columbus 4, St. Louis 3 AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card at Minnesota 4, Chicago 1 Rookie defenseman Kurtis Foster had a goal and assist, and Manny Fernandez made 31 saves to lift the Wild to the victory. Foster leads first-year defensemen with nine goals. Fernandez has an NHL-best 2.02 goals against average and is tied for first with a .929 save percentage. Tampa Bay 6, at Dallas 3 Brad Richards’ short-handed tally triggered the Lightning’s four-goal, first-period flurry against Marty Turco. The Lightning scored on four of their first six shots against Turco, who was pulled at 12:35 in favor of Johan Hedberg. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!